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Downtown Rapid City

Address: Rapid City, SD 57701
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Ranked #8 of 32 Attractions in Rapid City
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Owner description: Escape for the weekend to Downtown Rapid City and experience numerous art galleries, fashionable...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Owner description: Escape for the weekend to Downtown Rapid City and experience numerous art galleries, fashionable boutiques, a variety of fine cuisine, the City of President statues and great entertainment from music to theatre and various events. Explore the fountains at Main Street Square, a place to make fun-filled memories for the whole family. With plenty of hotel rooms, over 70 shops and 33 restaurants, head Downtown, year round.
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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148 reviews 148 reviews
15 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We visited recently and were very impressed with the downtown. We stayed in the area and enjoyed being able to walk around to so many unique shops and good restaurants.

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Chadron, Nebraska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Went down to Oasis and to Shotgun Willies B squad at best at Shotgun Willies and Oasis is always a great time

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Downtown Rapid City has a variety of shops and restaurants, plus Main Street Square where they have something going on almost every weekend including ice skating in the winter, and summer nights on Thursdays all summer long. Some call Rapid City the city of presidents because of the presidential statues on the street corners all over the downtown area that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Love the presidential statues. This is not very well known outside of the immediate area. Should advertise for tourism. Good restaurants in town, too!

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Fort Yates, North Dakota, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Awesome store for authentic Indian gifts and music. An experience just looking at the beautiful art that is available from Indian artists.

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

For years I shopped downtown for xmas while waiting for the Parade of Lights. The first few years were great. Many shops open, some even had hot coco and cookies, very friendly. The last 5 years have been bad. Saturday at 3 pm 75% of the shops are closed. So other than standing in the cold waiting for the tree... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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148 reviews 148 reviews
27 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Recently moved to town, and downtown has a lot to offer! There is ice skating in the square, and so far every restaurant we've tried has been great. Haven't had much time to explore the shops but you can find just about anything.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I love this pub, dark, cosy, great atmosphere and a true taste of england in Rapid City. With 38 beers on tap, lovely ladies serving; it's a great place to relax.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

nice, quaint downtown area with lots of classic small town shops. I like how it has a local feel without the tires old franchise chains.

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Rapid City
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Ok nice to see with family and friends from out of town! Items are pricey! Some stores are very small!

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